AOI MD, Ren Renwick and Projects Manager Derek Brazell are travelling to Bologna Children’s Book Fair from Monday 3rd to Wednesday 5th April where they will be meeting with representatives from the other European illustrators groups, telling attending illustrators about the AOI and delivering talks with the Italian organisation, Autori Immagini.
If you are attending come along to say hello and check out the talks.
Monday 3 April
5pm AOI literary agent member, Penny Holroyde, will be giving portfolios reviews at Autori Immagini / European Illustrators Forum stand B88 – H26
Tuesday 4 April
11-12pm Pricing and the value of Illustration with Derek Brazell, AOI and Paolo Rui, Autori Immagini at the Autori Immagini / European Illustrators Forum stand at B88 – H26
This talk will focus on the specifics of pricing illustration, the value of an illustrator’s work and the impact of regular/irregular work has on an illustrator’s life.
Wednesday 5 April
10-11am Masterclass: 10 Principles for Fair Contracts – discussing creator initiatives to protect our rights and business interests, with Derek Brazell, AOI and Paolo Rui, Autori Immagini at The Illustrators Survival Corner – Pad. 26
12-1pm Masterclass: Illustration Selfie – promoting yourself online and protecting your images, with Derek Brazell, AOI and Paolo Rui, Autori Immagini at The Illustrators Survival Corner – Pad. 26
This talk will focus on the self promotion, basic principles of copyright protection including protecting one’s own works, metadata and some of the copyright registration methods available.